Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘climate change’

Unleash the Toxic Avenger on climate change

Unleash the Toxic Avenger on climate change

The year 1984 may be famous — especially amongst high-schoolers — for the angst of Winston Smith. He’s the guy trying to cope with illegal daydreams of individual freedom in the repressed collective created by George Orwell. But 1984 also brought “The Toxic Avenger,” a low-rent cinematic romp with environmental themes. Described as an action [...]

You dirty rat: Global warming’s fossil fuel friends

You dirty rat: Global warming’s fossil fuel friends

The temperature is a little warm. The forecast for this early August day called for 111 degrees in Fresno/Clovis, Calif. where I live. That’s relatively common in this region, where 40 or more days above 100 is common for summer. But it appears more of the United States is in for similar treatment. The National [...]

Leaving Behind a Legacy: Fluffy Brown Clouds

Leaving Behind a Legacy: Fluffy Brown Clouds

 As the United States and European countries grow in population they also begin to more understand (albeit slowly) the environmental impacts of our coal and fossil fuel energy consumption and ozone choking vehicle emissions.  As a result, Europe along with the US has become more aware of the environmental benefits of green, alternative energy sources [...]

Renewable Energy – Empowering Women & Saving Forests

Renewable Energy – Empowering Women & Saving Forests

During the recently concluded UNFCCC , COP 17 at Durban, that Climate change is a clear and present danger with Humankind pushing the limits of the Earth’s ability to cope with man-made pollution, was well documented by each Nation which spoke at the Plenary. And it was underscored with a grim report by the IPCC [...]

Take a carbon-reduction cue from Europe’s greenest city

Take a carbon-reduction cue from Europe’s greenest city

Hamburg is the world’s most beautiful city. Or at least that’s what my friend and former co-worker Alex Schwenkenberg would say followed by, “Take a look.” And he’d pull up several shots of the Germanic cityscape. Whatever its standings in the looks department, Hamburg, which has a population of about 1.8 million, does have an [...]


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